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Giant Food invests $175m to open new store and enhance existing locations

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Giant Food invests $175m to update existing stores

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Giant Food, a regional grocery chain in the Washington D.C. area, has invested $175m to remodel 24 of its existing stores and open a new store location over the next two years.

Launched in Chicago earlier this year, Matt n' Mikes is aiming to add a natural retailer (either Whole Foods or Fresh Thyme) account to its distribution by the end of 2019.

Behind the Brand: Matt n' Mike's on making a superfood bar for kids

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Within the adults snack bar category consumers can find everything from cold-pressed chilled bars made with whole fruits and vegetables to a myriad of clean label alternatives of protein bars. But when it came to snack bars for kids, the options were...

Kraft Heinz to acquire Primal Kitchen for $200m

Kraft Heinz to acquire Primal Kitchen for $200m

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Kraft Heinz has struck a deal to acquire Primal Kitchen, maker of better-for-you (with an emphasis on healthy fats and high-quality proteins) sauces, condiments, and dressings including mayonnaise and avocado oil, for $200m.

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